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Lomachenko vs. Crolla Ordered To Purse Bid on February 4

By World Boxing Association

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee ordered the purse bid to carry out the bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and Anthony Crolla for the Super Lightweight Championship held by Lomachenko.

The representatives of both parties were notified of the bid that will be held at the offices of the WBA in Panama City.

Lomachenko is the Super Champion of the category since May 10th when he went up a weight class to face the then champion Jorge Linares with the title at stake.

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The Ukrainian knocked out the Venezuelan in the ninth round after visiting the canvas in the fifth. It was one of the most dramatic fights of 2018 and the fight of the year for the WBA. Later, in December, “Loma” carried out the second defense of his crown against the Puerto Rican Jose Pedraza, whom he beat by unanimous decision.

In the case of Anthony Crolla, he was already a 135-pound champion between 2015 and 2016. He won the title four years ago against Darleys Perez and defended it once against Ismael Barroso. However, he succumbed in his second defense against Linares in September of 2016.

Crolla challenged Linares again in rematch but could not win that bout either. Since then he has had three victories in a row to have the right to challenge the champion once again.

The auction will be held on Monday, February 4th, and will be directed by Aurelio Fiengo. For its part, the minimum bid amount will be $150,000 and the distribution will be 75% for Lomachenko and 25% for Crolla.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Koba-Grozny on 01-22-2019

[QUOTE=steeve steel;19454771]Never underestimate the power of Hearn's evil money! If this fight gets done, you'll see... British fans will pack the venue and/or tune in. For the rest, you have all the proof you need to make the same deductions…

Comment by steeve steel on 01-22-2019

[QUOTE=Koba-Grozny;19452172]It absolutely wouldn't surprise me, but once again the article in question doesn't actually offer any proof of it, nor does the one you link. Understand that it ain't your apparent dislike of Hearn that I'm questioning, but your using…

Comment by Koba-Grozny on 01-21-2019

[QUOTE=steeve steel;19452011]Isn't that what " a slippery, devious mfer" like Hearn (and "like every other promoter") does?[/QUOTE] It absolutely wouldn't surprise me, but once again the article in question doesn't actually offer any proof of it, nor does the one…

Comment by steeve steel on 01-21-2019

[QUOTE=Koba-Grozny;19451279]Man. I know the story. I'm just asking how the WBA ordering their Champion to fight their #1 contender is proof of Hearn being anything. You want to say Hearn is a slippery, devious mfer (like every other promoter) you'll…

Comment by sicko on 01-21-2019

Complete Mismatch but Loma could make a lot of money from this mismatch

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